Nordic Days in Murmansk 2013

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Apr 15 2013
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Programme of Nordic Days in Murmansk: April 15 - 21. The annual cultural event that profiles an exciting variety of the Nordic culture. 

Monday, April 15

10.15 Lecture on the issues of fiction literature translation and modern Norwegian literature by Marit Bjørkeng. Venue: Murmansk State Humanitarian University, Egorova str. 15.

16.00 Meeting with readers. “Vision of a Norwegian translator and a Finnish writer on the Russian culture”. Marit Bjørkeng and Anna-Lena Lauren. Venue: Murmansk research library.

18.30 Opening of the Nordic Days. Performance of Johtti duet, Anna Halldorsdottir and music school №5 choir. Performance “On the edge of the world” by Samovar Theatre. Venue: Murmansk Drama Theater .

Tuesday, April 16

09.30 Seminar of the project “Renewable energy in the Northwest Russia”. The opening of the exhibition of the best banners submitted to “Drop by drop” contest dedicated to the water saving issue. Venue: Technical Science Information Center, Papanina str. 4.

10.15 Lecture-discussion “There is something wrong in the heads of those Russians” by the writer Anna-Lena Lauren. Venue: Murmansk State Humanitarian University, Egorova str. 15.

11.00 Exhibition of the children’s paintings inspired by fairytales of Peter Asbjørnser and Jøgern Moe. Best paintings award. Venue: Children and Youth library

12.20 Lecture “Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman. Art in the time”. By Jan Erik Holst (Executive Editor at Norwegian Film Institute) and Jannike Åhlund (director of the Bergmancenter in Sweden). Venue: Murmansk State Humanitarian University, Egorova str. 15.

16.00 Opening of the photo exhibition “Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman”. Venue: Museum of Local History

16.30 Presentation of the documentary film “Liv and Ingmar” (2012). Venue: Museum of Local History

19.00 Film festival “0.1 Megapixel”. “The Northern Character” festival films. Venue: Mister Pink, Gadzhieva str. 16

20.00 The best films of the Norwegian film festival “NUFF”. Venue: Mister Pink, Gadzhieva str. 16

19.00 Concert of the Norwegian jazz-folk singer Sigrid Moldestad and the band. Venue: Murmansk Philarmonic Hall

Wednesday, April 17

17-25 April. Exhibition of publications “By Per Gynt footprints”: a collaboration of the two famous Norwegians Henrik Ibsen and Edvard Greig. Venue: Murmansk research library

11.00 “Northern farytales – let’s read together” by Ekaterina Efremova , actress of the Murmansk Puppet Theater. Venue: Children and Youth library

12.20 Open seminar “Scandinavian fiction in the mirror of cinema”. Venue: Murmansk State Humanitarian University, Egorova str. 15

15.00 Discussion “Art without borders in the North”. Venue: Murmansk Art Museum

16.00 Presentation of the film “Fall sonata” (1978, by Ingmar Bergman). Venue: Museum of Local History

17.00 Exhibitions of Sami artist John Savio “The world of John Savio” and the artist Inger Blix Kvammen “Kanin Nos. Memories”. Venue: Murmansk Art Museum

19.00 Film festival “0.1 Megapixel”. Presentation of films by Danish school “Station Next” The program of the “BEEF” festival films. Venue: Mister Pink, Gadzhieva 16.

Thursday, April 18

10.15 Open seminar “Barents Cooperation in historical perspective. Achievements and challenges”. Venue: Murmansk State Humanities University, Egorova str. 15

12.20 Lecture “Asymmetric neighborhood. 20 years of cooperation between Norwegian and Russian history scientists in the Barents region” by Jens Petter Nilsen. Venue: Murmansk State Humanities University, Egorova str. 15

14.30 Master class by Marita Lappalainen, a textile designer from Finland. Venue: Folk art and handicraft hall of the Murmansk Art Museum, S.Perovskoy, 3

16.00 Presentation of the film “Whispers and Screams” (1972, by Ingmar Bergman). Venue: Museum of Local History

17.00 Lecture “The pureness of nature: fro John Savio to the modern art”. By Charis Gullickson. Venue: Murmansk Art Museum

17.00 Opening of the exhibition by Marita Lappalainen, a textile designer from Finland. Venue: Folk art and handicraft hall of the Murmansk Art Museum, S.Perovskoy, 3.

18.00 Workshop for everybody by Marita Lappalainen. Venue: Folk art and handicraft hall of the Murmansk Art Museum, S.Perovskoy, 3

19.00 Barents Dialogue cafe – open discussion about the future of the region. Venue: “Ledokol” club

20.00 Collection of short films “Films from the North” from the international film festival “TIFF”. Venue: Kronverk Cinema

Friday, April 19

14.00 Performance by a students theater “Nordica” inspired by the Scandinavian folklore. Venue: Murmansk State Humanitarian University, Egorova str. 15

18.00 Presentation of the film “Uprising in Kautokeino”. Venue: Murmansk Art Museum

19.00 Film festival “0.1 Megapixel”. Presentation by the Youth Center of the Cinema Production Workers. Venue: Mister Pink, Gadzhieva, 16

20.00 Concert of the soul band “Emma and the Northern Lights” from Finland. Venue: “Ledokol” club.

Saturday, April 20

12.00 and 14.30 Performance “Kurt and the fish” based on stories by Erlend Loe. Venue: Murmansk Puppet Theatre

16.00 Circus performance – modern style pantomime “TIK”. Venue: Kirov Palace of Culture

17.00 Film festival “0.1 Megapixel”. Presentation of the cinema school BYFA, film “Her black wings”. Venue: Mister Pink, Gadzhieva 16.

19.00 Performance “Young housewife Niskavuori” by Hella Wuolijoen. Venue: Murmansk Drama Theatre

20.00 Concert of the Sami band “Adjagas”. Venue: Ledokol club

Sunday, 21 April

13.00 Nordic walking. Presentation in the museum and a master class on the street. Venue: Museum of Local History

12.00 and 14.00 “To the East from the sun, to the West from the moon”, followed by the Norwegian fairytale. Venue: Murmansk Puppet Theatre Performance

18.00 Closing of the film festival for the young movie makers “0.1 Megapixel”. Venue: Mister Pink, Gadzhieva 16.

18.00 Performance “The stone nest” by Hella Wuolijoen. Venue: Murmansk Theatre of the Northern Fleet